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Is it really carbohydrates needed for kids growth? in other words, does the low carbohydrates affects badly kids? what are researches support y

Is it really carbohydrates needed for kids growth?
in other words, does the low carbohydrates affects badly kids?
what are researches support y

Balanced diet: Children need a balanced diet with protein, carbohydrates and fats. The amount of each varies by age. More importantly is that children need nutritious foods and very little processed foods and refined sugars in their diet. Children need to be given fruits for snacks instead of candy and chips. They need to drink water, milk or juices instead of sodas. ...Read more

Carbs (Definition)

Carbs is an abbreviation for carbohydrates. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into basic sugars such ...Read more


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Are carbohydrates from rice and noodles essential for growth? I.e development of the body

Are carbohydrates from rice and noodles essential for growth? I.e development of the body

A Grainy Problem: NO!There are many other sources of carbohydrates.Many with many more nutrients too.Rice are a natural starch and noodles processed from grain flour, neither of which is essential for growth(unless you are a Macrobiotic freak)You could avoid them for the rest of your life and do fine as long as you avoided many other natural starches and processed foods. P.S. Don't tell this to the Chinese ...Read more

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Can amino acids help me grow taller? Carbohydrates stunt growth?

No/no: Dietary supplements (amino acids) will not improve growth unless you are deficient in that material. The amount of carbohydrates in a balanced diet sustain normal growth, they do not hinder it. ...Read more

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Will the consumption of carbohydrates post workout inhibit growth hormone and thus decreasing muscle biuilding potential?

Will the consumption of carbohydrates post workout inhibit growth hormone and thus decreasing muscle biuilding potential?

No: Recent studies suggest that chocolate milk can serve as an ideal post-workout drink in terms of a nice combination of carbs & protein. Intense exercise is required to produce growth hormone but deep sleep is necessary to allow for its release. If you're curious, check your igf-1 level. Don't bother checking growth hormone level since it will be negligible unless you're doing a stimulation test. ...Read more

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Are the carbohydrates in greek yogurt considered good or bad carbs?

Carbs r same as milk: Greek yougurt is made with sheeps milk or in us with cows milk and has the same carbohydrate as in milk, the sugar carb is lactose less than regular yougurt as it is strained and some lactose is lost and rest is protein and fat.So the carbs are not bad but if no sugar(sucrose) is added to as it will add to the calories.It can be tolerated by lactose intolerant people due to low lactose content. ...Read more

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Are high-carbohydrate diets good or bad for losing weight and weight control?

Are high-carbohydrate diets good or bad for losing weight and weight control?

Low Carb: The typical overweight person will lose weight faster on a low or no carb diet. Carbohydrates are typically broken down into sugars very fast, so they are not very good at keepin us feel full. These wide swings in blood sugar contribute to over eating and Insulin resistance. High protein diets tend to keep us feeling fuller and blood sugars more stable. ...Read more

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What will happen if sibo is left untreated? Will it worsen? Are intolerance to carbohydrates and fats, real bad rotten egg gas symptoms?

What will happen if sibo is left untreated? Will it worsen?  Are intolerance to carbohydrates and fats, real bad rotten egg gas symptoms?

Symptoms persist: If sibo is untreated symptoms will persist including gas, bloating, constipation. I recommend antibiotic treatment follow by probiotics. That will improve your ordorous gas symptoms. ...Read more

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Are carbohydrates bad for you? Why do people always talk about low-carb diets?

Are carbohydrates bad for you? Why do people always talk about low-carb diets?

Some are: some processed carbs- like white bread have few nutrients and may result in high blood sugars when digested, The same may go for sugar laden cakes, and many refined baked goods. The better carb choices are fresh fruits and vegetables, beans, whole grains. They are digested slowly, full of nutrients, and higher in fiber when compared to their processed counterparts. ...Read more

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Are too much carbohydrates bad for you? White bread, pasta, potatoes. Do i need to keep them in my diet to maintain a healthy weight or to lose weight

Are too much carbohydrates bad for you? White bread, pasta, potatoes. Do i need to keep them in my diet to maintain a healthy weight or to lose weight

YES!: The key to losing weight is to eat less, but not all calories are created equal. Sugars & simple carbs from grains esp cause weight gain. I like dr. Furhman's diet: www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/foodpyramid.Aspx dr. Weil has useful info: www.Huffingtonpost.Com/andrew-weil-md/carbohydrates-weight-loss_b_1937312.Html- see his "discuss that" link in his article. Exercise is also important. See comment:. ...Read more